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  • 2013 - Best of the West/First Amendment Funding, Inc.

    "CIA Goes Hollywood"

  • 2013 - Livingston Awards for Young Journalists, published September 13, 2012

    "Video Paradiso"

  • 2013 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published September 13, 2012

    "Video Paradiso"

  • 2012 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published August 4, 2011

    "This is Awkward"

  • 2011 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published February 5, 2010

    "Sundance's Rebel Yell"

  • 2011 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club

    Film reviews

2011 Stories by Karina Longworth

Archives: 2012 | 2011 | 2010
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    Top Films of 2011

    published December 28, 2011

    Team Margaret Karina Longworth on why you've never heard of her favorite movie of the year, plus nine more... More >>

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    Ryan Gosling and George Clooney in Ides of March

    published October 5, 2011

    A procedural on the political manipulation of medium and message, George Clooney's fourth directorial effort is bookended with scenes of... More >>

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    Gwyneth Paltrow in Contagion

    published September 7, 2011

    Currently the fifth-to-last film on Steven Soderbergh's ever-expanding pre-retirement slate, Contagion opens on day two of a global... More >>

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    Paul Rudd in Our Idiot Brother

    published August 24, 2011

    In Jesse Peretz's Our Idiot Brother, Paul Rudd plays Ned, a kind of upstate New York version of "the Dude" Lebowski—a man out of... More >>

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    Anne Hathaway in One Day

    published August 17, 2011

    Directed by Danish filmmaker Lone Scherfig from a screenplay by David Nicholls, based on his novel, One Day stars Anne Hathaway... More >>

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    Brit Marling in Another Earth

    published August 3, 2011

    There may be nothing as Old Hollywood as the narrative about a pretty girl summoning up a dose of pluck to triumph over adversity. And yet Brit... More >>

  • Captain America: The First Avenger

    published July 20, 2011

    Created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby for Marvel Comics in 1941, Captain America was among the first American comic books intended as an... More >>

  • Jason Bateman in Horrible Bosses

    published July 6, 2011

    There's a scene in Horrible Bosses in which Jennifer Aniston, playing a dentist who habitually sexually harasses her weakling male... More >>

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    Cameron Diaz in Bad Teacher

    published June 22, 2011

    From Tad Friend's New Yorker profile of Anna Faris (which reblogged under the headline... More >>

  • Kristen Wiig in Bridesmaids

    published May 11, 2011

    Bridesmaids is a high-profile test case. Directed by Paul Feig (a sitcom journeyman most lovingly known as the creator of Freaks and... More >>

  • Jane Eyre starring Mia Wasikowska

    published March 23, 2011

    If Jane Eyre is not the greatest of the Great Books, it may be the most frequently filmed: At least 10 cinematic versions of the story... More >>

  • Natalie Portman in No Strings Attached

    published January 19, 2011

    Ivan Reitman, master of the high-concept, big-budget Hollywood comedy (Ghostbusters, Dave), would seem an unlikely candidate to... More >>

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